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Jefferson Community and Trauma Counseling Program Give Students Real-World Experience: Metro

Jefferson’s Community and Trauma Counseling Program provides students with “real life experience with helping members of their community through intensive internships,” Metro reported in an Aug. 13 story about the rising demand for pr… Continue reading

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Sustainability Program Director Fleming Says Programs Need to Adapt to Climate Changes: Grid

Rob Fleming, director of Jefferson’s M.S. in Sustainable Design, told Grid magazine that university programs in sustainability need to focus on adaptation and resilience because of the effects of climate change.
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Jefferson Seeking Entrepreneurs in Medical Marijuana and Hemp for CannaVATION Pitch Challenge: Technically Philly

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) is looking for aspiring medicinal cannabis or industrial hemp entrepreneurs to join a cannabis-themed pitch competition called JAZ Tank: CannaVATION, Technically Philly reported Aug. 16. “The CannaVATION competition is about creating a platform for emerging …

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Chief Innovation Officer Ritts Talks About CannaVATION Pitch Event: NBC10, KYW, Cannabis Industry Journal

Rose Ritts, executive vice president and chief innovation officer, discussed the upcoming CannaVation business pitch competition and the open call for submissions Aug. 12 on the public affair show NBC10 @ Issue. Ritts also was interviewed about the competition aimed …

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Former Ram Abraham Almonte In First Full Season With Diamondbacks Single-A Team: KYW Newsradio

Former Jefferson Ram Abraham Almonte is pitching his first full season for the Single-A County Cougars in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization, KYW Newsradio reported Aug. 8.
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Jefferson to Partner With Cheyney University on New Institute for African American Experience: Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Tribune, CBS3

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will partner with Cheyney University on the latter’s new Institute for the Contemporary African American Experience, reported The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Tribune and NBC10. Epcot Crenshaw, a West Chester based environmentally focused …

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Jefferson to Host CannaVation Pitch Event for Medical Marijuana and Hemp Entrepreneurs: Philadelphia Inquirer

Jefferson is hosting a business pitch competition for entrepreneurs in the medical marijuana and hemp space, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported July 31. Applications are due Aug. 20, the one-day pitch event will be held Oct. 3. “We want to see …

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Jefferson Medical Students Foster Empathy, Observation Skills Through Graphic Medicine Course: KYW Newsradio, NBC10

Sidney Kimmel Medical College students this summer have been working on empathy, observation and communication skills through an innovative graphic medicine course, reported KYW Newsradio and NBC10.
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Jefferson Community and Trauma Counseling Program Hosts Conference to Address Childhood Trauma: KYW Newsradio

Jefferson’s Community and Trauma Counseling Program this week is hosting the second annual Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference, attracting an international audience of more than 450 health care professionals, educators, community members and others to better address trauma in children, KYW …

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Landscape Architecture Program Director Extols The Benefits of Greening Vacant Lots: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Greening vacant lots provides myriad benefits for local residents, Kimberlee Douglas, director of Jefferson’s landscape architecture program, said in a July 20 Philadelphia Inquirer story. “From her experience building parks in Philadelphia’s low-income neighborhoods, [Douglas has] seen them provide benefits …

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